Part of speech: adjective

First - born; oldest.

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Usage examples "eldest":

  1. And why was there a pleased smile on his face as he followed his eldest daughter out of the room? - "Lover or Friend", Rosa Nouchette Carey.
  2. After supper the ladies went to bed as before, and I went with the eldest girl while the syndic visited the two younger ones. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
  3. " I'll just ask you one thing," went on the eldest brother; " what's to- morrow?" - "The Biography of a Prairie Girl", Eleanor Gates.